The stock markets of Southeast Asia started today the trading day with losses in most of the parks, led by Vietnam, with the exception of the stock markets of Indonesia and Singapore, which started with profits.
In Singapore, the city-state stock exchange gained 8.39 points, 0.27 percent, and put the Straits Times index at 3,070.90 points.
In Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange traded down 6.39 points, 0.37 percent, and the KLCI index was placed at 1,725.75 points.
In the Philippines, the Manila Stock Exchange fell by 21.48 points, 0.30 percent, and the PSEi indicator stood at 7,130.04 points at the start of the negotiation.
In Indonesia, the Stock Exchange of Jakarta rose 31.31 points, 0.54 percent, and the JCI index started at 5,868.60 points.
In Vietnam, the VN index of the stock market of Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) opened with 958.36 points after decreasing 5.11 points or 0.54 percent.
In Thailand, the Bangkok Stock Exchange fell 0.19 points, equivalent to 0.01 percent, and the SET index started at 1,667.72 points.
Regarding the currencies of the region, their quotations per dollar unit were placed at the beginning of the day:
Vietnamese Dong 23,252.60
Indonesian Rupiah 15,192.50
Philippine Peso 53.76
Thai Baht 32.62
Malaysian Ringit 4.15
Singapore Dollar 1.37.